Cushing Academy seeks a Senior Assistant Director of Admission. Candidates will be responsible for interviewing candidates, reading and appraising admission files, calling prospective applicants, and communicating with candidates throughout the process as essential follow up. They will continue to be a contact person for families throughout their time at Cushing.
The Senior Assistant Director of Admission will travel to designated areas to visit consultants, school contacts and prospective students; attend school fairs, receptions and other events which help market Cushing’s Academic year as well as Cushing’s Summer Session; maintain established contacts in key areas as well as identify new markets and facilitate contacts.
Specific responsibilities ideally include:
Actively promote Cushing and develop meaningful relationships with prospective students and their families.
Work with Associate Director of Admission on arts outreach strategy to identify and enroll students who will impact Arts at Cushing, in partnership with program directors.
Coordinate the marketing strategy within Admission and serve as liaison to the Director of Communications and Marketing on the implementation of that strategy.
Assist in planning and executing all campus events including, but not limited to, Open Houses and Revisit Days.
Serve on Admission Review Committee to manage applicants from accepted to enrolled.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required.
5-7 years of experience in Admission; marketing experience preferred.
Deep interest and demonstrated ability in supporting adolescents, preferably though not necessarily at the secondary level; sense of humor, flexibility, energy, high capacity for work, strong intellectual and emotional intelligence; and the ability to work effectively with a team.
Strong organizational and communication skills; commitment to the overall life and program of the school.